How to capture exactly the same region again on Snagit for Mac

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I've switched to Snagit from Snapz and so far I'm liking it. There are so many more options. However, there's one feature from Snapz that I used all the time and that I cannot find in Snagit: I often have to take a screenshot of a part of my screen that does not fall within the predefined presets that you get when dragging the orange rectangle. Is there a way that I can get exactly the same capture (width x height) with exactly the same coordinates (x and y)y coordinates again?
See below: I want to capture the highlighted region (a histogram in Lightroom) for different images and I want the position and size to be exactly the same for each histogram... How can I do this as easily as possible in Snagit?

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Piet Van den Eynde

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Chris Larson, Snagit Technical Product Manager

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Official Response
A "Repeat Last Capture" hotkey was added to Snagit Mac a part of 4.1.2 this past Tuesday 3/14/2017.

You can find the hotkey in Snagit > Preferences.

Thank you for all your feedback, it helped us prioritize adding the hotkey over setting up a fixed region before capturing. Which could still be useful in certain situations. We will definitely keep it in mind going forward.